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JOHESU to commence strike midnight

17 February 2016, 21:33

Abuja - The Joint Health Sector Union has said that they will be commencing an indefinite strike at midnight February 17 in Abuja if  government does meet their demands, Vanguard reported.

The National Chairman of JOHESU, Biobebelemoye Josiah, disclosed in an interview that members were demanding improved working conditions.

This included the adjustment of the 2009 CONHESS salary table and allowances that were done for the Nigerian Medical Association.

Also read: NMA Strike, JOHESU VS NMA. An interesting perspective

The Federal Government has been described by the union as insulting since their democratic rights were not met.

JOHESU further said that they contributed most of the service delivery in the healthcare system but their demands continued to be disregarded.

The FG had a couple of hours to meet the demands of the union.

For more on this story visit Vanguard

- News24

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